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  • Blog Post: 11 Bracket Picking Rules You Should NEVER Break!

    The only sports bettor on Forbes recent list of Gambling Gurus, RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides bracket rules that can make a difference in any March Madness office pool. Las Vegas, NV (3/14/08) Over 12 BILLION dollars is expected to be bet on the 2008 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament. Bracket-style office...
  • Blog Post: An Estimated 40 College Football & Basketball Games Were Fixed This Year!

    Yes, you read the title right: Basic statistical analysis concludes that approximately 40 college football and basketball games were NOT played fair & square during the prior 12 months. Exactly how was this number calculated? The Pregame.com staff estimates that 700 football games and 3300 basketball...
  • Blog Post: Coach "Feels Up" Hot Sideline Reporter (video inside)

    And they both look VERY uncomfortable after he does.
  • Blog Post: Late Season Profit with Young College Basketball Teams

    College Basketball is the primary sport in which the relative experience of the players increases to such a degree during the regular season. Because so many freshman and sophomores command significant playing time, the difference between the first and second half of a season can be substantial - especially...
  • Blog Post: Toledo Basketball Point Shaving: Behind the Numbers!

    How many basketball games are really fixed? Las Vegas, Nevada (8/6/08) - Former Toledo basketball player Sammy Villegas has been charged with point-shaving. The indictment references games from the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons. A closer look at the numbers tells a fuller story. The main game in question...
  • Blog Post: Vegas Picked 15 of the Sweet 16 Teams!

    Who does Vegas say will win the NCAA Tournament? Las Vegas, Nevada (March 22, 2009) - Over 12 BILLION dollars is expected to be wagered on the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament by over 40 million Americans. RJ Bell of Pregame.com tells us what we need to know about the Sweet 16 from a Las Vegas perspective...
  • Blog Post: NCAA Basketball Bracket Picking Rules You Should Never Break!

    Sports betting authority RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides simple rules to improve anyone's bracket results. Las Vegas, Nevada (March 15, 2010) - "Over 12 BILLION dollars is expected to be wagered on the 2010 NCAA Basketball Tournament - which is more than was bet on the Super Bowl," said...
  • Blog Post: NCAA Final Four Bracket History & Predictions

    Las Vegas, Nevada (March 30, 2010): RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides NCAA basketball Final Four predictions and bracket history from a Las Vegas perspective. Odds to Win the NCAA Championship: Duke: 40% ($100 wins $150) West Virginia: 26% ($100 wins $280) Butler: 18% ($100 wins $460) Michigan State: 16...
  • Blog Post: Toledo Point-Shaving: Vegas Odds and Details!

    Bettors won 11 of 17 games, including 7 of 8 close games At least 10-times the amount reported was likely bet Big money won 7 of 7 football games Las Vegas, Nevada (May 6, 2009) - Six former Toledo football/basketball players were charged on Wednesday with conspiracy to commit sports bribery. Two Detroit...
  • Blog Post: Consideration for Kansas Backers on Saturday

    Kansas plays UNLV on Saturday in the 2 nd round of the NCAA Tournament. One factor to consider is that Kansas St plays the other game on that same ticket. Keep in mind that in the NCAA Tournament, typically two games (4 teams) are on the same ticket, and an advantage can be gained if you can predict...
  • Blog Post: 99% Evidence of Toledo Game-Fixing

    Las Vegas math supports game-fixing allegations. Las Vegas, Nevada (April 24,2009) - According to court documents, former Toledo reserve running back Adam Cuomo has admitted to being a key figure in an alleged point-shaving scheme. Last year, Sammy Villegas, a former Toledo basketball player, was charged...
  • Blog Post: Fun Analysis of a After Game Photo (inside)

    FUN ANALYSIS FROM Sportsyenta So this weekend there was a much-publicized postgame fracas following No. 1 Memphis' 79-78 win over UAB. Above is one of the greatest action shots of a postgame fracas I've ever seen (sorry I really like the term "postgame fracas"). We love this picture...
  • Blog Post: March Madness Betting: How Big Is It Really?

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The only sports bettor on Forbes recent list of Gambling Gurus, RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides eye-popping March Madness information found nowhere else. Las Vegas, Nevada (2/16/08) The NCAA Tournament is the biggest sports betting event of the year. As with many sports gambling...
  • Blog Post: Vegas Odds: Sweet 16

    Las Vegas, Nevada (March 24, 2010) - March Madness continues on Thursday, with the 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament starting its Sweet 16 round. Here are Las Vegas sports betting odds from RJ Bell of Pregame.com: Odds to win title: #1) Kentucky: 20% (4 to 1) #2) Ohio State: 16% (5.5 to 1) #3...
  • Blog Post: TIME MACHINE: Calipari dismisses free throw woes

    from March 19, 2008 (USA Today) Excerpts ( read full story ) John Calipari says: Chill (about free throws) "We've been about the same for three years. What has been our record for three years?" he says. (Answer: 99-9.) "It's something I don't spend a lot of time with."
  • Blog Post: Amazing March Madness Odds!

    Vegas Odds: 2010 NCAA Tournament Odds to win the title: Kansas: 23% ($100 wins $340) Kentucky: 19% ($100 wins $430) Syracuse: 8% ($100 wins $1,100) Duke: 7% ($100 wins $1,300) WVU: 4% ($100 wins $2,600) Ohio State: 3.5% ($100 wins $2,700) Georgetown: 3.5% ($100 wins $2,700) Kansas State: 3% ($100 wins...
  • Blog Post: Final Four Odds from Las Vegas

    Who's really favored to win it all? Las Vegas, Nevada (March 29, 2009) - Over 12 BILLION dollars is projected to be bet on the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament by over 40 million Americans. RJ Bell of Pregame.com tells us what we need to know about the Final Four from a Las Vegas perspective. In...
  • Blog Post: Bracket Tips - 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament Rules and Advice

    68 men’s college basketball teams begin March Madness on Tuesday, and battle through the next three weekends, culminating with the Final Four. Over 100 million Americans are expected to take part in the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets , risking an estimated $3 Billion dollars in online and office...
  • Blog Post: Las Vegas Odds: NCAA Basketball Championship Game

    North Carolina vs. Michigan State compelling facts, plus 2010 odds! Las Vegas, Nevada (April 5, 2009) - Over 12 BILLION dollars is estimated to be bet on the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament by over 40 million Americans. RJ Bell of Pregame.com tells us what we need to know about the Monday's Championship...
  • Blog Post: Final Four Game Times: Picks and Predictions

    2010 NCAA Final Four basketball game times, picks, and predictions: Butler Bulldogs vs. Michigan State Spartans (game time: 6:07 PM ET) Butler is the better team, with a home crowd advantage, lay the -1. Duke Blue Devils vs. West Virginia Mountainers (game time: 8:47 PM ET) This line is crazy low . ...
  • Blog Post: Perfect March Madness Bracket: The Odds!

    The only sports bettor on Forbes' recent list of Gambling Gurus, RJ Bell of Pregame.com explains the eye-popping math behind the odds of a perfect NCAA Tournament Bracket Las Vegas, Nevada (March 15, 2009) - This week over 40 million Americans in offices across the country are expected to fill...
  • Blog Post: Injury Factors to Consider When Star Misses Game

    For the first game the star is out, the other players on the team rally to the rescue, playing with extra effort to compensate for the star's absence. In addition, the opponent often lets down - thinking it may be an easy game with the star out. Also, if the star's absence is announced the day...
  • Blog Post: Bracket Tips - 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament Rules & Advice

    68 men’s college basketball teams begin March Madness on Tuesday, and battle through the next three weekends, culminating with the Final Four. Over 100 million Americans are expected to take part in the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets , risking an estimated $3 Billion dollars in online and office...
  • Blog Post: College Basketball is the Easiest Sport to Beat Betting

    Knowing more than a few sportsbook managers and bookies, I can tell you that they feel the most "exposed" when it comes to college basketball. Bookies love an edge, and many professionals make the strong case that college basketball gives the players the best chance to beat the book. Objective...
  • Blog Post: Bracket Picking Rules to Help Win Your Office Pool!

    Sports betting authority RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides a simple blueprint to improve anyone's bracket results. Las Vegas, Nevada (March 15, 2009) - "Over 12 BILLION dollars is expected to be wagered on the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament - which is more than was bet on the Super Bowl,"...